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Whether you crave opulence or simply love to soak up culture and atmosphere, Monaco is a holiday destination like no other. The perfect extension to your European holiday, Monaco is a fantastic place to visit year-round. Glamorous, elegant and undeniably gorgeous, the small principality of Monaco sits on the stunning French Riviera and is known for its yacht-lined harbour, grand casinos, and the yearly Grand Prix Formula One motor race, one of the most prestigious and most important automobile races in the world. Add to all that the pleasantly warm climate that Monaco enjoys most of the year.
When to visit
A temperate climate, particularly mild and sunny for more than 300 days a year, makes Monaco a welcoming place. You will enjoy ideal conditions for visiting Monaco from April to October.
Things to Do in Monaco
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Monaco is one of the few countries that hold Formula One races on its streets. The prestigious Monaco Grand Prix is an event you wouldn’t want to miss. Taking place annually on the last weekend of May, the event runs from the Boulevard Albert 1, up the Place du Casino, and around the turn in front of the Monte-Carlo Fairmont Hotel. Join spectators as they burst into cheers as drivers take on the city’s iconic street track.
Travellers can also sunbathe under the Mediterranean sunshine at Larvotto Beach, the only public beach in the principality. You can try various water sports here, including jet skiing and sea kayaking.
Must-visit Attractions in Monaco
Despite being the second smallest country in the world, just behind Vatican City, the principality is filled with riveting sights.
Never miss the opportunity to see the captivating facades of the Cathédrale de Monaco and Opéra de Monte-Carlo, two of the many remarkable structures in the country. Marvel at the intricate classical flourishes, such as the Episcopal throne sculpted from Carrara marble, the impressive fountain and the stunning frescoes and bas-reliefs.
Visitors can also explore Monaco’s natural beauty at the oldest aquarium in the world, the Musée Oceanographique. You can also go to eco-friendly parks like the Princess Grace Rose Garden and the lush Japanese gardens of Jardin Japonais.
Best Time to Visit Monaco
You can visit Monaco anytime because excellent Mediterranean weather prevails almost throughout the year. The country experiences dry and warm summers, reaching comfortable temperatures of 24°C to 26°C. Meanwhile, winter remains mild but still slightly humid and has an average temperature of 8°C.
The best time to book our Monaco holiday deals is during the spring or fall. April and October are ideal months for a well-deserved vacation as the weather is pleasantly warm. Visiting during the winter offseason lets you save more on accommodations while travelling during summer lets you experience Monaco at its finest.
Known Destinations in Monaco
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As you visit the Musée Océanographique, drop by the gardens of Les Jardins Saint-Martin. It extends along the coast of the Le Rocher peninsula and has a breathtaking view of the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. You can also see diverse exotic flora as you weave through its rocky slopes and grassy paths.
Another known destination to visit in Monaco is Fort Antoine, an 18th-century military fortress on the edge of Le Rocher. This 350-seat outdoor theatre is now used for symphony concerts and French-language theatre performances. Apart from performances, Fort Antoine is also the perfect place to see the coastline of the French Riviera.
Best Hotels in Monaco
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You haven’t experienced a lavish lifestyle until you’ve stayed at Hotel de Paris. Everything about this place emanates luxury, from its Belle Epoque facade to the opulent display of marble and crystal chandeliers. All suites are decorated with white walls and gold accents for a contemporary and classic touch. Guests are treated to a magnificent outdoor view from their suite’s private balconies.
The Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo is perfect if you’re looking for well-appointed accommodation with top-notch cuisine. Located at the heart of Monaco, the Hotel Metropole has an abundance of flowers in its landscaped garden and common areas on the ground floor, with matching floral textiles to complete its interior. Moreover, guests can enjoy the world-class dishes from Michelin-starred restaurants Robuchon and Yoshi.
Post Lockdown in Monaco
Only fully-vaccinated travellers can enter the borders of Monaco. You will only be considered fully vaccinated 28 days after your Janssen vaccine or seven days after the second dose for the other vaccines. Shots are deemed full nine months after the last dose. Otherwise, travellers must get a booster dose within the same period. You’ll also need to show proof of recovery if you had COVID in the past.
Flying to Monaco
There are no airports in Monaco. Visitors will need to go to Nice Côte d'Azur airport, the closest major airport to the country, and take a bus to Monaco. It is around 22 kilometres away from your destination and would take approximately 45 minutes of travel.
Welcome to Monaco! Glamorous, elegant and undeniably gorgeous, the small principality of MONACO sits on the stunning French Riviera and is known for its yacht-lined harbour, grand casinos, and the yearly Grand Prix Formula One motor race, one of the most prestigious and most important automobile races in the world. Add to all that the pleasantly warm climate that MONACO enjoys most of the year and it is not hard to see why the principality is a magnet for travellers, especially the rich and famous.
The traditional quarters of Monaco are; Monaco-Ville, La Condamine, Monte Carlo and Fontvieille. These four quarters plus Moneghetti are the five modern geographic areas in the Principality of Monaco.
Things to see and do
Peep inside or try your luck at the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo, Monaco’s marble-and-gold casino complex and one of the most opulent example of belle époque architecture in Europe.
See the world’s largest cactus and succulent collection in the Jardin Exotique and wander its maze of paths, bridges and stairs.
Get lost in the small, windy medieval lanes of Le Rocher’s old town and stronghold of the Grimaldis.
Visit the Palais Princier de Monaco or simply the Palace, the private residence of the Grimaldi family built in the 13th Century as a fortress. Do not miss the changing of the guard that takes place at 11:55 in the morning every day.
If you cannot witness the Formula One Grand Prix in May, you can at least walk the 3.2km circuit that is open to the public other times of the year.
Admire the Prince’s vintage car collection - At the end of the 1950s, the car enthusiast Prince Rainier III began collecting old cars. His collection gradually grew over the years as he acquired more and more models. Wander through the collection of about 100 cars, which is open to the public.
Visit the Oceanographic Museum; built on the side of Monaco’s legendary Rocher, the Oceanographic Museum founded by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco’s great-greatgrandfather Prince Albert I has been watching over the oceans for more than a century. The Museum is renowned throughout the world for its expertise and has more than 6,000 specimens on display.
Enjoy a relaxing spa day at one of the many spa and wellness centres including the prestigious Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo.
Feel like royalty! Book a minimum of 2 or 3 nights (subject to season) in one of the selected hotels in Monaco and get a *FREE Helicopter transfer(s) between Nice airport and the principality, a VIP welcome on arrival at your hotel, free entries to museums and attractions… (Exclusive to Entire Travel Group. Ask our Experts for the Passport to Monte-Carlo)
Why we love it!
Walk an entire country in only one day
Squeezed into just 2 square kilometers, Monaco might be the world’s second-smallest country (only the Vatican is smaller), but what it lacks in size it makes up for in attitude. Monaco proudly bears the standard of dreams and glamour around the world but it is, above all, a tourist destination with remarkable heritage.
Enjoy a thrilling helicopter transfer!
Book a minimum of 2 or 3 nights (subject to season) in one of the selected hotels in Monaco and get a *FREE Helicopter transfer(s) between Nice airport and the principality, a VIP welcome on arrival at your hotel, free entries to museums and attractions. Ask our Experts for the Passport to Monte-Carlo. You will feel like Royalty or James Bond!
Visit and try your luck at its iconic casino
Monaco’s casino is the iconic building in the principality and probably one of the landmarks most familiar to you when thinking of Monaco. The gloriously over-the-top Belle Epoque facade is enough to make visitors ooh and aah, but be sure to visit the inside. It’s like stepping back in time to the glitz and glamour of days-gone-by.
Cruise the coast in a Supercar
The coast of the French Riviera is incredibly scenic. Stunning Mediterranean waters sit below winding roads, framed by picturesque views. What better way to take in the views than with the top down and the sea breeze blowing your hair while feeling the power of the highperformance Supercar as it hugs the coastal curves?
Stay in an exceptional luxury hotel
Imagine staying in a hotel where all needs and desires will be satisfied. From the legendary Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, elegant Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo to the glamourous Monte-Carlo Beach; you will find exactly everything you need and experience luxury in style.
Indulge in some amazing food
Monaco boasts more Michelin-starred dining establishments per square meters than any other location in the world. With no fewer than 7 star-rated restaurants including Alain Ducasse’s prestigious Louis XV.
Weather in Monaco
Flying to Monaco
Nice-Côte d'Azur International Airport links the Principality of Monaco to more than 86 destinations across the world. A highlight of the French Riviera, the Principality of Monaco is 25 minutes by motorway from Nice Airport and, from there, daily links to the major European capitals and beyond to every continent.